The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostSun, 17 Feb 2019en-gb(C) 2019 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngLong before MeToo there was Moya Quinlan<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/long-before-metoo-there-was-moya-quinlan-90868589/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/averiltease1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Pioneer Moya Quinlan was buried today in Dublin, a 'beloved icon' and first woman president of Law Society of Ireland, who died aged 98.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/long-before-metoo-there-was-moya-quinlan-90868589/Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:02UK & EMEA gets a big hand<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk--emea-gets-a-big-hand-3653081/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_575896318.jpg' border='0'/></a>BigHand, a technology support partner to law firms, announces formation of newly expanded account management teams.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk--emea-gets-a-big-hand-3653081/Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:02European Commission expands dirty money list<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-commission-expands-dirty-money-list-10657654/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1047366298.jpg' border='0'/></a>Enhanced list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes include Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Panama.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-commission-expands-dirty-money-list-10657654/Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:02Lawyers take to the streets in Delhi strike action<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-take-to-the-streets-in-delhi-strike-action-94383337/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_696719938.jpg' border='0'/></a>Lawyers who took to the streets of Delhi supported by 1.7 million nationally as profession demands budget allocation for lawyers' welfare.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-take-to-the-streets-in-delhi-strike-action-94383337/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:02South Africa gets new antitrust law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/south-africa-gets-new-antitrust-law-36975860/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1230635608.jpg' border='0'/></a>President signs competition amendment bill into law, but not all lawyers in the country are convinced.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/south-africa-gets-new-antitrust-law-36975860/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:02'Common law' marriage a hit and 'myth' affair<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/common-law-marriage-a-hit-and-myth-affair-81554424/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_345466358.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law society sends a Valentine day message to avoid the popular 'common law' marriage myth and suggests giving the gift of security.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/common-law-marriage-a-hit-and-myth-affair-81554424/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:02AI tops in-house priorities<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ai-tops-in-house-priorities-91134058/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1209033733.jpg' border='0'/></a>Third annual survey of legal operations professionals also highlights growing impact of data privacy regulations on the discovery process.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ai-tops-in-house-priorities-91134058/Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:02Jones Day remains top brand in-house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/jones-day-remains-top-brand-in-house-95471743/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1308661114.jpg' border='0'/></a>Jones Day keeps it lead in the Acritas eight annual law firm brand index, which highlights 'the most crowded field seen in the index's history.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/jones-day-remains-top-brand-in-house-95471743/Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:02Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-93468783/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_231798937.jpg' border='0'/></a>IHG general counsel checks into new post and the deputy upgrades, while other firms see their general counsel retire into leisure.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-93468783/Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:02NZ increased in-house roles due to 'more fulfilling career'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/nz-increased-in-house-roles-due-to-more-fulfilling-career-52502227/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_647383375.jpg' border='0'/></a>In-house lawyers now make up one-quarter of the New Zealand legal profession, consistent with global trends.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/nz-increased-in-house-roles-due-to-more-fulfilling-career-52502227/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:02Oracle in a watchdog fight<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/oracle-in-a-watchdog-fight-18760062/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/65673396_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Oracle accuses government labour watchdog of 'secret' pact with plaintiffs' attorneys, and says existing claims 'doomed to fail.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/oracle-in-a-watchdog-fight-18760062/Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:02US M&A deals top $1.5 trillion<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-ma-deals-top-$15-trillion-11192975/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1094923718.jpg' border='0'/></a>US domestic deals weather geopolitical storms to drive the market says new report by White & Case and Mergermarket.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-ma-deals-top-$15-trillion-11192975/Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:02Antitrust authorities frustrated deals hit EUR46.3 billion mark<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/antitrust-authorities-frustrated-deals-hit-eur463-billion-mark-62098122/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1182724996.jpg' border='0'/></a>Record number of merger notifications in 2018 as global M&A volumes soar, creating challenges for transformative deals says A&O report.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/antitrust-authorities-frustrated-deals-hit-eur463-billion-mark-62098122/Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:02Morgan Lewis swoops on 15 Lawyers From Squire Patton Boggs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/morgan-lewis-swoops-on-15-lawyers-from-squire-patton-boggs-33960842/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_661061005.jpg' border='0'/></a>US firm Morgan Lewis prepares for March 1st Abu Dhabi opening by grabbing Squire's Middle East and Washington DC teams.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/morgan-lewis-swoops-on-15-lawyers-from-squire-patton-boggs-33960842/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02New Zealand's 'dormant' class action litigation 'crying out' for reform<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-zealands-dormant-class-action-litigation-crying-out-for-reform-86248333/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_141856249.jpg' border='0'/></a>Class action litigation in New Zealand is relatively rare according to new research, as The New Zealand Law Society highlights issue.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-zealands-dormant-class-action-litigation-crying-out-for-reform-86248333/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02More 'poorer' than 'richer' divorce settlements<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/more-poorer-than-richer-divorce-settlements-86962953/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_547002694.jpg' border='0'/></a>A 13% rise in court disputes over money between divorcing couples in the last year is offset by less money being dished out, says law firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/more-poorer-than-richer-divorce-settlements-86962953/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02Law study turns spotlight on electric industry cybersecurity<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-study-turns-spotlight-on-electric-industry-cybersecurity-42398656/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1201356868.jpg' border='0'/></a>Need for free flow of information and regulatory disconnect highlighted as industry and US intelligence community worry over cyberattacks.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-study-turns-spotlight-on-electric-industry-cybersecurity-42398656/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02Lawyers need to tell stories<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-need-to-tell-stories-32998351/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_585844943.jpg' border='0'/></a>To promote story-telling as key communication skill for lawyers, BYU Law is to host first national storytelling competition for law students.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-need-to-tell-stories-32998351/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02Court extends Linklaters gag<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/court-extends-linklaters-gag-86468454/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1202773576.jpg' border='0'/></a>Director threatening to speak out about 'ongoing struggle' with women in the magic circle was absent from court as gag order extended.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/court-extends-linklaters-gag-86468454/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:02Treaty half-way to helping 'dangerous profession'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/treaty-half-way-to-helping-dangerous-profession-26882827/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Spain deposits_small.jpg' border='0'/></a>Spain is latest country to accede to IMO Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety, helping a dangerous profession but more needed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/treaty-half-way-to-helping-dangerous-profession-26882827/Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:02From Detroit to Dublin<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/from-detroit-to-dublin-26733151/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_607550342.jpg' border='0'/></a>American-Irish merger announced as Clark Hill merges with O'Gradys Solicitors in softly-softly approach to the European market.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/from-detroit-to-dublin-26733151/Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:02DWF heads for LSE Pre-Brexit listing<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dwf-heads-for-lse-pre-brexit-listing-14828855/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1029889708.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm DWF is heading for a pre-Brexit March &pound;75m listing on the London Stock Exchange, but partners face five-year lock-up period.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dwf-heads-for-lse-pre-brexit-listing-14828855/Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:02Art for law's sake<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/art-for-laws-sake-60157902/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1027266817.jpg' border='0'/></a>Reed Smith's firmwide 'arts for wellness' month promotes emotional and physical benefits of art, and part of signing the ABA wellbeing pledge.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/art-for-laws-sake-60157902/Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:02IBM Watson talking AI with law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ibm-watson-talking-ai-with-law-firms-60858854/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_613561109.jpg' border='0'/></a>IBM Watson Legal discussing new AI opportunities with select number of US and UK law firms, gives notice of big announcement later this year.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ibm-watson-talking-ai-with-law-firms-60858854/Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:02Council of Europe procures document management solution<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/council-of-europe-procures-document-management-solution-15467509/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/merger (5)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Council of Europe partners with Tikit to select NetDocuments as its document management choice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/council-of-europe-procures-document-management-solution-15467509/Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:02New global matter standard to provide 'common language'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-global-matter-standard-to-provide-common-language-7500164/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_260373353.jpg' border='0'/></a>High-level matter category standards alliance announces first version of its cross-industry standard for in-house counsel and law firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-global-matter-standard-to-provide-common-language-7500164/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:02ACC highlights this is the age of the chief legal officer<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/acc-highlights-this-is-the-age-of-the-chief-legal-officer-90817698/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1157453008.jpg' border='0'/></a>Regulatory issues, privacy laws and disruptive technologies expand stature of CLOs and affect 2019 business plans, says ACC report.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/acc-highlights-this-is-the-age-of-the-chief-legal-officer-90817698/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:02New dawn awaits for women in-house group<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-dawn-awaits-for-women-in-house-group-20842684/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_101586169.jpg' border='0'/></a>Women in-house counsel group SunLaw seeking new leadership team as the founders announce they will transition out of their leadership roles.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-dawn-awaits-for-women-in-house-group-20842684/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:02Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-86557678/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1131679337.jpg' border='0'/></a>Royal Academy sees new general counsel work his art, while Michigan State University fires theirs in a fourth change within a year.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-86557678/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:02Linklaters forges exclusive Crowdcube partnership<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/linklaters-forges-exclusive-crowdcube-partnership-38477847/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Linklaters_cropped.jpg' border='0'/></a>Exclusive partnership offers long-term tech and legal support, and hope to keep close contact with the tech giants of tomorrow.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/linklaters-forges-exclusive-crowdcube-partnership-38477847/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:02Data breaches higher than EU figures suggest<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/data-breaches-higher-than-eu-figures-suggest-78673031/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/35301664_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Over 59,000 personal data breaches reported across Europe since introduction of gdpr as EU starts to flex muscles with fines, says survey.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/data-breaches-higher-than-eu-figures-suggest-78673031/Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:02KPMG in French 'coup'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kpmg-in-french-coup-27829559/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/KPMG (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>President of biggest law firm in France Fidal accuses KPMG of 'coup' against the profession after 130 lawyers decamp to accounting giant.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kpmg-in-french-coup-27829559/Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:02Freshfields intensifies moves in dispute resolution and arbitration<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/freshfields-intensifies-moves-in-dispute-resolution-and-arbitration-31515084/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_432071311.jpg' border='0'/></a>Freshfields appoints new global and London heads of dispute resolution, and appoints first US head of international arbitration.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/freshfields-intensifies-moves-in-dispute-resolution-and-arbitration-31515084/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:02A&O launches training contract in Belfast<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ao-launches-training-contract-in-belfast-90764091/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_47445103.jpg' border='0'/></a>New contract gives flexibility and offers graduates compelling prospects say A&O training leaders.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ao-launches-training-contract-in-belfast-90764091/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:02Kirkland, Latham get an energy boost<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kirkland-latham-get-an-energy-boost-8119015/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_271529285.jpg' border='0'/></a>New energy partner at Kirkland & Ellis, Latham & Watkins add new M&A specialist partner, as firms expand energy practices.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kirkland-latham-get-an-energy-boost-8119015/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:02Law clients behaving badly<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-clients-behaving-badly-15802815/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_272011592.jpg' border='0'/></a>Price-driven client consumerist behaviours are undermining lawyer integrity and compromising service delivery, claims research paper.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-clients-behaving-badly-15802815/Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:02Cooley expands into continental Europe<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cooley-expands-into-continental-europe-34741812/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Brussels2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Opening of Brussels office solves some post-Brexit uncertainty, while competition lawyer joins from German law firm Noerr.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cooley-expands-into-continental-europe-34741812/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:02Clyde & Co expands in Germany with Hamburg office<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-in-germany-with-hamburg-office-29025088/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Hamburg.jpg' border='0'/></a>Firm hires marine cohort in further expansion in continental Europe with the opening of an office in Hamburg.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-in-germany-with-hamburg-office-29025088/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:02Evidence of 'massive' rise in AI patents highlighted in WIPO survey<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/evidence-of-massive-rise-in-ai-patents-highlighted-in-wipo-survey-11313253/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_137907113.jpg' border='0'/></a>New WIPO's technology trend study probes artifical intelligence, finds IBM and Microsoft are leaders of a recent global upsurge in AI patents.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/evidence-of-massive-rise-in-ai-patents-highlighted-in-wipo-survey-11313253/Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:02Former ABA president launches diversity institute<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-aba-president-launches-diversity-institute-68942912/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_132287537.jpg' border='0'/></a>Hilarie Bass to work with companies to promote more women to senior leadership and power.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-aba-president-launches-diversity-institute-68942912/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:02Law academy launches 'future lawyer' initiatives<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-academy-launches-future-lawyer-initiatives-53546850/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1241815468.jpg' border='0'/></a>Singapore Academy of Law marks anniversary of legal innovation programe with new initiatives.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-academy-launches-future-lawyer-initiatives-53546850/Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:02Luxury Fashion puts best footwear forward<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-fashion-puts-best-footwear-forward-2510212/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_63357409.jpg' border='0'/></a>With luxury lawyers gearing up for the Luxury Law Summit in April, new data reveals spending is on the rise in US online luxury fashion sales.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-fashion-puts-best-footwear-forward-2510212/Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:02This is not 'fake' news<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/this-is-not-fake-news-34532714/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1116972896.jpg' border='0'/></a>New York attorney general sends clear message in settling with sellers of 'fake' online followers and 'likes' in first US settlement of its kind.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/this-is-not-fake-news-34532714/Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:02Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-36675191/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1214587525.jpg' border='0'/></a>In fallout from Ripple, R3 reorganises after departure of general counsel, while promotions and moves abound in active week around the house.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-36675191/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:01New buyers' guide highlights in-house 'laser-focus'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-buyers-guide-highlights-in-house-laser-focus-40187657/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_176543831.jpg' border='0'/></a>The '4th Annual Buyers' Guide to In-House Tech' reveals 'laser-focused' general counsel teams are leveraging technology.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/new-buyers-guide-highlights-in-house-laser-focus-40187657/Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:02Male, pale and stale complaint from general counsel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/male-pale-and-stale-complaint-from-general-counsel-76766391/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/diversity_cropped.jpg' border='0'/></a>170 GC's open letter to law firms demands improved diversity or risk business, flags 'largely male and largely white' partner promotions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/male-pale-and-stale-complaint-from-general-counsel-76766391/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:01Singapore targets audit and compliance rules<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/singapore-targets-audit-and-compliance-rules-76083510/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Singapore3.jpg' border='0'/></a>SGX to propose second audit on listed companies if questionable, compliance and audit concerns targeted rather than a general cost.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/singapore-targets-audit-and-compliance-rules-76083510/Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:02Hard-hitting campaign says justice in escalating crisis<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hard-hitting-campaign-says-justice-in-escalating-crisis-58861907/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_568547833.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law Society launches campaign highlighting the system of justice in England and Wales on its knees as crisis escalates due to neglect.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hard-hitting-campaign-says-justice-in-escalating-crisis-58861907/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01ALSPs and Big 4 exceed expectations<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alsps-and-big-4-exceed-expectations-12209122/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/4201-427517Mari_Sako-360x3401.jpg' border='0'/></a>Market for alternative legal service providers sees growth exceeding expectations as firms and corporates expand use, report reveals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alsps-and-big-4-exceed-expectations-12209122/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:01Van Bael & Bellis strengthens trade and competition teams<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/van-bael--bellis-strengthens-trade-and-competition-teams-43469249/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/19427412_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Brussels law firm has made two key appointments to its partnership.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/van-bael--bellis-strengthens-trade-and-competition-teams-43469249/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01Scottish strategic partnership has global ambitions<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-strategic-partnership-has-global-ambitions-52446508/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/scotland4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law Society of Scotland and Scottish lawtech firm Amiqus Resolution build on existing relationship to advance global ambition.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-strategic-partnership-has-global-ambitions-52446508/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01Mental health chief calls on firms to 'stamp out' bullying and harassment<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mental-health-chief-calls-on-firms-to-stamp-out-bullying-and-harassment-43438360/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_296799968.jpg' border='0'/></a>Rise in stress levels sees biggest rise in bullying and harassment at law firms, while women and younger lawyers the majority callers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mental-health-chief-calls-on-firms-to-stamp-out-bullying-and-harassment-43438360/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01Greenspoon Marder accused of racial bias<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/greenspoon-marder-accused-of-racial-bias-41877580/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_400300573.jpg' border='0'/></a>Korean-American lawyer who joined Greenspoon as part of 2016 merger alleges bias followed a decades-long pattern at his prior firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/greenspoon-marder-accused-of-racial-bias-41877580/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01Full steam ahead!<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/full-steam-ahead!-77004545/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_739019644.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm highlights greatest challenges facing shipping industry while UK presents regulatory strategy for autonomous shipping and environment.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/full-steam-ahead!-77004545/Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:01Elevate raises global stakes with Hong Kong acquisition<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/elevate-raises-global-stakes-with-hong-kong-acquisition-7237495/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Hong Kong6.jpg' border='0'/></a>Firm makes yet another acquisition with Cognatio Law as firm furthers ambitions to expand global and regional reach.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/elevate-raises-global-stakes-with-hong-kong-acquisition-7237495/Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:01Fewer partnership disputes in 2018 could reverse in 2019<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fewer-partnership-disputes-in-2018-could-reverse-in-2019-48712926/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_281591135.jpg' border='0'/></a>Research reveals number of partnership disputes heard in UK High Court drops 20% but Brexit disruption and rule changes could change all that.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fewer-partnership-disputes-in-2018-could-reverse-in-2019-48712926/Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:01French firm in governance shake-up<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/french-firm-in-governance-shake-up-66968435/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_241529089.jpg' border='0'/></a>Founded in 1924 Jeantet shakes up its governance, appointing partners who joined the firm as part of its external growth strategy.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/french-firm-in-governance-shake-up-66968435/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:01'Legal rebels' break into China<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-rebels-break-into-china-80930661/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_434743051.jpg' border='0'/></a>In latest expansion plan, alternative law firm Rimon Law opens its first office in China.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-rebels-break-into-china-80930661/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:01Russian lawyer sentenced for murder and fraud<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/russian-lawyer-sentenced-for-murder-and-fraud-60406584/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1268920033.jpg' border='0'/></a>A lawyer and police officer sentenced 13 years for their role in organizing murders in St Petersburg.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/russian-lawyer-sentenced-for-murder-and-fraud-60406584/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:01Law tech company finds London calling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-tech-company-finds-london-calling-10292908/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_77816743.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law tech company handling routine legal work expands to Europe with new London base, and plans to expand into Asia-Pacific by year-end.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-tech-company-finds-london-calling-10292908/Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:01UK reform 'grinds to halt' while US sees active year<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-reform-grinds-to-halt-while-us-sees-active-year-17231882/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_189871454.jpg' border='0'/></a>Mixed regulatory fortunes in approaches to economic crime highlighted as law firm Wilmerhale gives status reports.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-reform-grinds-to-halt-while-us-sees-active-year-17231882/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:01Four global banks fined for Korean forex rigging<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/four-global-banks-fined-for-korean-forex-rigging-52012171/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_362777873.jpg' border='0'/></a>Global banks colluding with Korean companies rack up 693 million won and warned of consequences of further breaches.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/four-global-banks-fined-for-korean-forex-rigging-52012171/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:01Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-28726364/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_694968772.jpg' border='0'/></a>A capital idea as associate general counsel takes data privacy skills to outside counsel, while Skyscanner clo takes time to consider next move.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-28726364/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:01In-house legal teams 'breathe sigh of relief'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-legal-teams-breathe-sigh-of-relief-99745490/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_547454218.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law Society welcomes dual regulation decision from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-legal-teams-breathe-sigh-of-relief-99745490/Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:01In-house set for growth in Australia<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-set-for-growth-in-australia-64433472/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/65089163_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Australian companies predicted to reduce outsourcing legal work and demand more relevant industry experience, according to new report.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-set-for-growth-in-australia-64433472/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:01Dyson legal chief to move to new head office in Singapore<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/dyson-legal-chief-to-move-to-new-head-office-in-singapore-17754627/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1184278876.jpg' border='0'/></a>General counsel one of two top positions moving as British appliance maker relocates hq to Asia, citing product demand rather than Brexit.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/dyson-legal-chief-to-move-to-new-head-office-in-singapore-17754627/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:01SEC 'gag orders' under scrutiny in 'enormously significant' lawsuit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-gag-orders-under-scrutiny-in-enormously-significant-lawsuit-42560273/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SEC (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>US think tank sues SEC in federal court to challenge decades-old 'gag orders when settling defendants in civil enforcement actions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-gag-orders-under-scrutiny-in-enormously-significant-lawsuit-42560273/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:01Compliance failures inflicting self-harm<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/compliance-failures-inflicting-self-harm-39695760/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_524553625.jpg' border='0'/></a>Nearly half of Chinese and Hong Kong companies go ahead with deals despite compliance concerns, according to Baker McKenzie survey.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/compliance-failures-inflicting-self-harm-39695760/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:01France slaps Google with a &euro;50m fine<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/france-slaps-google-with-a-50m-fine-10899323/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1169319226.jpg' border='0'/></a>Unhappy with Google's gdpr response, French regulator slaps fine on US giant for making data management harder for users.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/france-slaps-google-with-a-50m-fine-10899323/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:01Dentons in Venezuela combo<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-in-venezuela-combo-45703197/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_304079975.jpg' border='0'/></a>Proposed combination is the latest in a succession of deals in a rapid expansion in Latin America.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-in-venezuela-combo-45703197/Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:01Deloitte research highlights new leadership traits<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deloitte-research-highlights-new-leadership-traits-382878/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1034982079.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm leaders will find insight in report identifying leadership personas needed in fourth industrial revolution, but tech 'mismatch' is a worry.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deloitte-research-highlights-new-leadership-traits-382878/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:01Law firms diversity is somewhat diverse<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-diversity-is-somewhat-diverse-91482304/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_370527857.jpg' border='0'/></a>Pinsent Masons named the most inclusive employer in UK survey, while Linklaters report suggests little change.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-diversity-is-somewhat-diverse-91482304/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:01New kids on the block<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-kids-on-the-block-43230254/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_707282533.jpg' border='0'/></a>Fieldfisher has launched Cummings Fisher as a specialist hedge fund, derivative and alternative investment management-focused law firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-kids-on-the-block-43230254/Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:01The fightin' Irish burger beats 'trademark bully'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-fightin-irish-burger-beats-trademark-bully-20327731/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_668901949.jpg' border='0'/></a>Irish chain wins David v Goliath burger wars with US giant McDonald's as 'Big Mac' not properly registed trademark, though appeal possible.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-fightin-irish-burger-beats-trademark-bully-20327731/Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:01Bar Council revolutionises membership<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bar-council-revolutionises-membership-33046624/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_484246354.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal profession disruption leads Bar Council of England and Wales to open up its membership.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bar-council-revolutionises-membership-33046624/Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:01CLOC strengthens board and appoints president<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cloc-strengthens-board-and-appoints-president-897518/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Google23.jpg' border='0'/></a>As legal operators meet in London today, CLOC's European arm appoints VMware's Aine Lyons to the board and promotes Google's Mary Shen O Carroll to the role of president.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cloc-strengthens-board-and-appoints-president-897518/Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:01Legal operators converge in London next week<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-operators-converge-in-london-next-week-75729732/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/AI (5)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>With legal operations an increasingly powerful group, Aine Lyons, deputy general counsel of VMware and one of the founders of industry body CLOC, gives an insight into next week's event in London.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-operators-converge-in-london-next-week-75729732/Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:01Cryptoasset sector looks set to expand but will face roadblocks<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cryptoasset-sector-looks-set-to-expand-but-will-face-roadblocks-87827672/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1254734902.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm offers cautiously optimistic outlook for cryptoassets, but despite success in 2018 raises doubts over ICOs.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cryptoasset-sector-looks-set-to-expand-but-will-face-roadblocks-87827672/Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:01M&A trends to watch for in 2019<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ma-trends-to-watch-for-in-2019-84117657/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/m&a1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Morrison & Foerster M&A forecast flags strong growth and tech trends, but warns on US and China deal-making and shareholder acitivism.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ma-trends-to-watch-for-in-2019-84117657/Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:01Funding aims to level legal playing field in Africa<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/funding-aims-to-level-legal-playing-field-in-africa-28855326/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/56493880_s (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) receives a EUR 4 million grant facility from Germany's development bank to promote better deals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/funding-aims-to-level-legal-playing-field-in-africa-28855326/Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:01Love is all around<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/love-is-all-around-62167828/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_182563865.jpg' border='0'/></a>Cartier loses trademark fight in Singapore as IPOS says love 'is meant to be shared' and French luxury jeweller should not have a monopoly.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/love-is-all-around-62167828/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:01The fourth is strong with this oneā€¦<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-fourth-is-strong-with-this-one-96561911/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Martin_Craig_HI RES COLOR1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Jenner & Block appoints partner Craig C Martin as the firm's next chair, only fourth firm lawyer to serve as firm chair in a 105-year history.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-fourth-is-strong-with-this-one-96561911/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:01C'est si bon for Signature Litigation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cest-si-bon-for-signature-litigation-11542127/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_217551505.jpg' border='0'/></a>City of London specialist disputes law firm Signature Litigation launches in Paris, and also announces revenue increase of 35% to &pound;16.3 million.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cest-si-bon-for-signature-litigation-11542127/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:01Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-76880635/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_284610089.jpg' border='0'/></a>In a busy week of moves around the house, general counsel takes the La-Z-Boy legal seat as retiree puts his feet up.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-76880635/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:01Huawei founder says company would refuse sharing user secrets<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/huawei-founder-says-company-would-refuse-sharing-user-secrets-38046285/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1257623422.jpg' border='0'/></a>Silent to date on government scrutiny, Huawei chief clarifies the firm's legal response to speculation about confidential data.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/huawei-founder-says-company-would-refuse-sharing-user-secrets-38046285/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:01Forecast highlights issues for counsel in the year ahead<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/forecast-highlights-issues-for-counsel-in-the-year-ahead-71167307/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_288375287.jpg' border='0'/></a>Crowell & Moring 2019 Litigation Forecast aims to equip counsel to build litigation war room and leverage technology to develop case strategy.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/forecast-highlights-issues-for-counsel-in-the-year-ahead-71167307/Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:01'Flying blind' legal departments lack strategic plan, says survey<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/flying-blind-legal-departments-lack-strategic-plan-says-survey-37725182/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_576697957.jpg' border='0'/></a>Nealry half of legal departments don't have a formal operations strategy and need better metrics and review steps, says Xakia global survey.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/flying-blind-legal-departments-lack-strategic-plan-says-survey-37725182/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:01What's in a name?<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/whats-in-a-name-5076494/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_426666061.jpg' border='0'/></a>Singer Rihanna sues father for use of her Fenty trademark after repeated demands to stop mispresenting an association.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/whats-in-a-name-5076494/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:01SEC brings charges in Edgar hacking case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-brings-charges-in-edgar-hacking-case-95870846/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SEC (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>The Securities and Exchange Commission announces charges against nine defendants in scheme to hack into the SEC's EDGAR system.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-brings-charges-in-edgar-hacking-case-95870846/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:01Luxury law speaker takes top robotics finance post<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-law-speaker-takes-top-robotics-finance-post-77570922/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Marie_Myers_headshot.jpg' border='0'/></a>Robotics firm UiPath appoints Luxury Law Summit 2019 keynote speaker Marie Myers as chief financial officer.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-law-speaker-takes-top-robotics-finance-post-77570922/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:01HSBC a $250 billion blockchain buster<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hsbc-a-$250-billion-blockchain-buster-7383972/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1178937442.jpg' border='0'/></a>Bank reveals FX deals volume in blockchain over last year, breaking down barriers in the finance sector but regulatory concerns remain.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hsbc-a-$250-billion-blockchain-buster-7383972/Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:01UK taskforce to tackle &pound;14 billlion economic crime problem<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-taskforce-to-tackle-14-billlion-economic-crime-problem-40608614/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1068932513.jpg' border='0'/></a>Top government ministers will jointly chair a government taskforce to tackle the estmated &pound;14.4 billion a year economic crime problem.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-taskforce-to-tackle-14-billlion-economic-crime-problem-40608614/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:01Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gibson-dunn-launches-ai-and-automated-systems-group-77004317/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1073806553.jpg' border='0'/></a>Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has launched a new practice group focused on artificial intelligence and automated systems.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gibson-dunn-launches-ai-and-automated-systems-group-77004317/Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:01The billion dollar plus rise and fall of employment litigation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-billion-dollar-plus-rise-and-fall-of-employment-litigation-31745037/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_770051677.jpg' border='0'/></a>Workplace class action report charts billion dollar plus stunning rise and fall in settlement values, as Supreme Court's Rulings take centre stage.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-billion-dollar-plus-rise-and-fall-of-employment-litigation-31745037/Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:01HFW's unveils new Saudi association<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hfws-unveils-new-saudi-association-54237966/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_408623797.jpg' border='0'/></a>Firm continues to develop Middle East practice with regional partner, eyes more dispute resolution opportunities.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hfws-unveils-new-saudi-association-54237966/Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:01Firms say regulatory compliance is constraining financial services growth<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/firms-say-regulatory-compliance-is-constraining-financial-services-growth-81866671/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_642096322.jpg' border='0'/></a>Demand for financial services falls for first time in five years as regulation becomes key factor with concerns over compliance.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/firms-say-regulatory-compliance-is-constraining-financial-services-growth-81866671/Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:01Banking report calls for EU-wide coordination on crypto-assets<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/banking-report-calls-for-eu-wide-coordination-on-crypto-assets-14954673/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/EBA corporate pic 4.JPG.jpg' border='0'/></a>Authority publishes assessment of the applicability and suitability of EU law to crypto-assets, highlighting risks caused by diverging reponses.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/banking-report-calls-for-eu-wide-coordination-on-crypto-assets-14954673/Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:01Fetal heartbeat at the centre of new abortion fight<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fetal-heartbeat-at-the-centre-of-new-abortion-fight-94984662/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1077991589.jpg' border='0'/></a>New bill banning most abortions once a fetal heartbeat detected introduced Kentucky, critics warn of more legal battles ahead.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fetal-heartbeat-at-the-centre-of-new-abortion-fight-94984662/Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:01Who to trust? New association promotes merger expertise<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/who-to-trust-new-association-promotes-merger-expertise-2613131/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_687394816.jpg' border='0'/></a>A core group of solicitor, accountancy and consultancy professionals create 'one-stop shop' association for mergers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/who-to-trust-new-association-promotes-merger-expertise-2613131/Fri, 11 Jan 2019 07:01Davis Polk & DLA Piper top merger market deals<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/davis-polk--dla-piper-top-merger-market-deals-95480142/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1094923718.jpg' border='0'/></a>Deals fall for first time since 2010 as Mergermarket, the M&A data and intelligence provider, releases 2018 report with league tables.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/davis-polk--dla-piper-top-merger-market-deals-95480142/Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:01